The sad truth for some children is that those meant to protect them are the people who inflict the greatest harm on them. When a child’s trust in the grown-ups in their life is violated, turning for help can seem impossible.
One of the best-known photographs of the late Steve Jobs pictures him sitting in the middle of the living room of his Los Altos house, circa 1982. There isn’t much in the room, save an audio system and a Tiffany lamp.
If you’re like me, you discovered design as a career option later in life--in college, or even after graduating and working in another field. By that point, most of us had already lost the mindset most beneficial for creative design.
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It was always so deflating. Your tiny child hand would spend the afternoon digging moats and shaping turrets. Then, one particularly large wave would make its way to your fortress. The water filled the moat--maybe you’d stop the rush this time!
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You may not know the term "public interest design," but you’re probably familiar with the movement, which encourages designers to consider environmental, social, and economic factors in their creations.
Despite the fact that the main mention of energy during the last six months of electioneering was the two candidates arguing over who could use more coal and drill for more oil, there are still some sane people who realize that relying on dirty...